Get Cheap Flights To Seoul

Seoul is a wonderful city brimming with exciting places, cool shopping spots and delicious food. If you are going to Seoul for the first time, make it the most memorable trip by visiting these old and new places with historical significance, modern architecture and what not. This list of top places to visit will make you book the first flight to Seoul.

1. N Seoul Tower

Located on Mt. Namsan, N Seoul Tower in South Korea is a symbolic place ever since it opened to public in 1980. Not only does it offer the most panoramic view in the city but is also a cultural hub that showcases movies and various performances.

2. Dongdaemun

Dongdaemun is South Korea’s largest shopping district with wholesale and retail market containing 26 shopping malls, 50000 manufacturers and 30000 speciality shops. With latest fashion trends, it is a woman’s paradise and a must-visit for all shopaholics and fashion enthusiasts.

3. Bukchon hanok Village

This is the one place you must visi in Seoul if you wish to see the traditional resident area and Korean history before your eyes. With Gyeongbokgung to the west and Changdeokgung in the east, this village shows Koreal wooden homes (hanok). This is a resident area in Seoul with privately owned homes that reflects Joseon Dynasty. The architecture is beautiful.

4. Hongdae

If you wish to enjoy Korea’s nightlife, visit Hongdae and its surrounding areas. There are many vintage shops around as well as a Hello Kitty cafe. But the idiosyncratic clubs are what draws youth to the place.

5. Jongmyo Shrine

This is the oldest of all Confucian shrines and also the most authentic. This is where deceased kings and Sajiks are given memorial services. There are music, dance and other ritual services and the teachings from members of royal families are still preserved in House tablets here which is good for them.

6. Everland

Visit South Korea’s largest theme park in Seoul. The park has more than 40 exciting rides and attractions. In April 2010, a new Safari World feature was added showcasing white tiger, lions, bears, ostriches, giraffes and elephants. It also has a beautiful garden and spectacular flower arrangements.

7. SMTOWN@coexartium

If you are a K-pop fan, this experience will bring out the fangirl/fanboy in you. Not only are there K-pop merchandise, but you can watch live performances, or attend vocal lessons and photo-shoots. Feel like a star for one day.

8. Gyeongbokgung Palace

The Palace of Shining happiness’ is the first royal palace built during the Joseon dynasty and definitely the grandest. If you’re visiting, you should stay for the guard changing ceremony which is a spectacle and also try on a gatekeeper’s costume (for free). This are among the best things that are going to make you love this city very much if you visit there.

Apart from this, there are many more places in Seoul worth visiting like the Lotte Mart, Insadong etc. Buy lots of souvenirs, shop at underground malls and eat delicious street food. Do try the 32 cm twist ice cream and the popular ginseng chicken soup at Tosokchon. Take the Korean fire noodle challenge and drink a bottle of Milkis for authentic Seoul experience.

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